Looking Glass

English
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

H. 193 cm (76 in.); W. 118.1 cm (46 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.109

Medium or Technique

Wood; glass

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Gilt. Oval frame of beading and flutes joined by eight flower forms to inner line of beading. Floral sprays at sides from rams’ heads near top; urn form at top, pendent design below; carved chain with ribbon bow.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA for $563.50. (Accession Date: January 14, 1937)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb and Louis Curtis Fund